Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libotr (cve_2012_3461_denial_of)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- The (1) otrl_base64_otr_decode function in src/b64.c;
(2) otrl_proto_data_read_flags and (3)
otrl_proto_accept_data functions in src/ proto.c; and
(4) decode function in toolkit/parse.c in libotr before
3.2.1 allocates a zero-length buffer when decoding a
base64 string, which allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (application crash) via a message with
the value '?OTR:===.', which triggers a heap-based
buffer overflow. (CVE-2012-3461)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_3461_denial_of

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 12.4.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80673 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3461

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